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Freetown vs Mcmurdo Sound Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Freetown, Sierra Leone and Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica is approximately 12,317 km or 7,654 mi.
  • To reach Freetown in this distance one would set out from Mcmurdo Sound bearing 180.1° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Freetown bearing 360° or N .
  • Freetown has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Mcmurdo Sound has a ice cap climate (EF).
  • The annual average temperature is 44.6 °C (80.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F) less in Freetown. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2732.3 mm (107.6 in) more which is equivalent to 2732.3 l/m² (67.06 US gal/ft²) or 27,323,000 l/ha (2,921,010 US gal/ac) more. About 13 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 62.3° higher in Freetown than in Mcmurdo Sound.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Freetown relative to Mcmurdo Sound. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mcmurdo Sound vs Freetown.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +36 (+66) +45 (+82) +49 (+89) +52 (+93) +50 (+91) +52 (+94) +53 (+96) +52 (+94) +47 (+84) +37 (+67) +31 (+56) +45 (+80)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (0) -25 (-1) -3 (0) +29 (+1) +156 (+6) +295 (+12) +717 (+28) +778 (+31) +474 (+19) +246 (+10) +76 (+3) +2 (+0) +2732 (+108)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -12h 26' -10h 52' -1h 42' +7h 33' +12h 23' +12h 29' +12h 26' +10h 44' +1h 27' -7h 48' -12h 23' -12h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29.3 +47.8 +69.4 +85.9 +86.3 +86.5 +86.4 +86.1 +70.4 +47.4 +29.2 +22.4   +62.3

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